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8 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing Scams

Every day, more than 3 billion phishing emails are sent out worldwide. These emails are tactics used by scammers to trick you into giving up sensitive information about you or your company. This infographic lists eight tips to avoid email phishing scams. (Click image to zoom) Summary Verify sender’s email address. Look for spelling errors. …

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DOL Update: Lump Sum Nondiscretionary Bonuses Must Be Included in Regular Rate

Lump Sum Nondiscretionary Bonuses Must Be Included in Regular Rate

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has asserted once again that employers must include nondiscretionary bonuses in their employee’s regular wage rate calculations. In a new opinion letter, the DOL outlines how employers may go about allocating lump sum nondiscretionary bonuses that cover more than one workweek. The issue of bonus allocation is important because …

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Stay Informed: Cyber Security Glossary

Cyber Security Glossary

In today’s day and age of just about everything being stored online, the need for strong cyber security practices and policies has never been greater. Cyber crimes and data breaches cost companies millions of dollars every year, and one slip-up in your security can dramatically impact your business’s future. While cyber security measures are necessary …

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DOL Updates Regular Rate of Pay Rules

DOL Updates Regular Rate of Pay Rules

On Dec. 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new final rule clarifying how to calculate an employee’s regular wage rate under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The regular rate is used to determine an employee’s overtime compensation, and guidelines related to this calculation haven’t been significantly updated in over 60 …

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Article - Managing Reputational Risk

Managing Reputational Risk

Financial loss can often be forecasted and mitigated, but if a business experiences an unfortunate event that negatively affects its reputation, the effects can be devastating and even lead to closure. Even if you do everything in your power to maintain your company’s reputation, at some point, a damaging mistake will occur. Therefore, you need …

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Cyber Security Tips for Employees

Cyber Security Tips for Employees

Cyber safety isn’t just a job for your IT department or contractor. Cyber attacks and data breaches have become far more common and far more costly in recent years. Protect yourself and your organization by remembering these tips: Don’t go phishing—Phishing emails are often sent from an address that looks like it can be trusted …

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